Democratic Intuition, Exordium (Altarpiece)

Meleko Mokgosi, Motswana (active in the United States), born 1981



Oil and charcoal on canvas

Overall: 144 × 78 in. (365.8 × 198.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Alix Madigan, Class of '84 and David Yorkin


Portfolio / Series Title

Democratic Intuition


Place Made: Botswana, Southern Africa, Africa

Place Made: United States, North America


21st century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view

Publication History

Meleko Mogkosi, Democratic Intuition, New York: Pacific, 2020.


The artist; to Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, New York; sold to Alix Madigan, Class of 1984, Los Angeles, California; given to present collection, 2024.

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